File:Nyas lobby wtc7.jpg|thumb|NYAS 40th floor lobby
The '''New York Academy of Sciences''' (originally the '''Lyceum of Natural History''') was founded in January 1817.
It is one of the oldest scientific societies
in the :Category:Learned societies of the United States|United States
An independent, non-profit organization with more than members in 100 countries, the Academy's mission is "to advance scientific research and knowledge; to support scientific literacy; and to promote the resolution of society's global challenges through science-based solutions".
The current President and CEO is Ellis Rubinstein
the current chair of the board of governors of the Academy is NYU
professor and longtime Senior Vice President of all research for IBM
, Paul Horn (computer scientist)|Paul Horn
. He succeeds Nancy...